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Update On “Slow the Flow”

Slide1As we told you yesterday the “Slow the Flow” drug roundup is continuing. During a several month operation, 120 cases involving the 81 people have occurred. According to Manchester Police Chief Investigator Billy Butler, officers took $100,000 worth of drugs off the streets of Coffee County. People taken into custody are from various places including Manchester, Tullahoma, Fayetteville, Decherd and Estill Springs.
Manchester Police Chief Mark Yother announced Monday that Jonathan Anthony has been hired as the departments first ever drug investigator. He was previously a patrolman.

New Manchester Drug Investigator Jonathan Anthony

New Manchester Drug Investigator Jonathan Anthony

After the arrests the Coffee County Jail that was built to hold 198 inmates swelled to over 300 as of Tuesday.
Those arrested so far including charges: Danny Edwards, 52, of Mallery Boynton Road Manchester, charged with two counts of sell of schedule III; Frances Wise, 67, of South Franklin Street Tullahoma charged with sell of schedule III; John Crawford, 433, of Campbell Avenue, Tullahoma charged with two counts of sell of schedule IV; Dana Trussell, 18, of Oakdale Street, Manchester charged with two counts of sell of schedule II: Tiffany Murray,38, of East England Street, Cowan charged with two counts of sell of schedule II; Tracy Edward, 30, Spring Street Manchester, sell of schedule IV in a school zone; Justin Craig,25, Old Tullahoma Highway, Manchester, charged with two counts of schedule III and drug paraphernalia; Robert Martin, of Price Lane, Fayetteville, the sell of schedule II and sell of schedule III; Domique Lawrence, 29, South Franklin Street, Tullahoma sell of schedule II; Robert Miller Jr., two counts of sell of schedule III; Terry L. Honea, 29, of Shelly Road, Manchester, charged with three counts of sell of schedule III; Jammie Watson, 34, of Price Lane, Fayetteville, charged with two counts of schedule III; Wendy Sloan, 48, of Roarks Cove Road, Decherd charged with sell of schedule III; Darra Tinnel, 27, of Decherd-Estill Road, Decherd charged with sell of schedule II, III and IV; Deborah K. Copestick, 61. Hillsboro Boulevard, Manchester sell of schedule II; Donny Cole, 35, Westside Drive, Tullahoma, possession of schedule VI in a school zone; James Wells, 24, Green Leaf Inn, Manchester, charged with two counts of sell of schedule III; Brain Phillips, 37, Colwell Street Manchester, charged with three counts of sell of schedule II; Donald Brewer, 24, Mill Street Manchester charged with sell of schedule VI; Lisa Keele, 48, of Coldwell Lane, Manchester charged with sell of schedule II; Michael C. Brown, 53, Oak Drive, Manchester charged with sell of schedule II in a school zone; Timothy Solomon, 24, South Spring Street Manchester charged with sell of schedule IV; Robert Rader, 41, Scottish Inn, Manchester charged with sell of schedule III and IV; Paul Parson sell of schedule II; Casey Hardy two counts of sell of schedule IV; Jackie Jackson, 28, County Farm Road, Manchester sell of schedule VI in a school zone; Raynell Dillard, 36, of Campbell Avenue, Tullahoma charged with three counts of the sell of schedule VI; Ashley Chrisman, 23, of Elk River Road, Estill Springs charged with the sell of schedule III; Janice White charged with sell of schedule II; Michael Muro two counts of sell of schedule III; Karen Rader, 50, of South Maple Street, Tullahoma, charged with the three counts of sell of schedule II, two counts of sell of schedule III and three counts of sell of schedule IV; Candice Stewart, 22, Oakdale Street Manchester charged with two counts of sell of schedule III; James Edwards, 57, A Street Hillsboro charged with two counts of sell of schedule II, two counts of schedule III and two counts of TennCare fraud; and David Melton charged with the sell of schedule VI in a school zone.
Some of those arrested were working at M-Tek at the time of their arrest. In a press release from M-Tek, Inc. they say they are happy to cooperate with law enforcement agencies in an attempt to curb the sale and use of illegal drugs in our community. M-Tek hopes their participation in the larger operation plays a part in making Manchester and Coffee County a better place to live and work.